grafand

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n orig. o,n. (?) ; later ā,f.

I a horse race, a race : in grafand ro fersam, Fél. Ep. 73 . g s. iar cur grafaind fo tri, FB 66 (Eg.). gaír graifni, Acall. 452 . a n-inadh na graibhfne ┐ na giustala, ZCP vi 29.29 . cia tiasa dia cluithi ind .i. do denam graithfne and, Laws v 484.y Comm. gan dál graifni dá ngredhuib, O'Gr. Cat. 374.31 . ria grafuing na crech `before pursuing the spoil,' Ériu v 246.230 . n pl. cor cuiread graifne in aenaich leo `the fair- races,' Ériu ii 178.22 (Lec.). magh ... mó a aighe .i. a graifne ech, Corm. Y 898 . ? do ronta grafaing mic Feradaich, Cog. 82.4 . merghraifne a ngredh bá ghníomh, O'Gr. Cat. 474.22. g pl. iar cor graphand doib i n-óenach na Cruachna, FB 66 . a pl. rofhersat tri graffne glana, RC vii 290.15 . rognisitt .iii. grafne óenaich do, BColm. 86.1 .

II band of horsemen, drove of horses : for Faffaind ... | fúair grafaind dían díbergach `he met the pursuit of swift spoilers,' Met. Dinds. ii 68.48 . geltaid an faithchi | nach fácbait (sic leg.) dil aengraifne, Acall. 7131 . a graphainn ar gairdi do gipāin `Du Rennreiter mit deinem kurzen Lumpenkleide,' Bruchst. § 63.

III noise, tumult : firfid graphainn gergaile, amal choire for fichud, SR 8203 . Crist caid conic cach ṅgraphainn, ib. 8222 .

IV grunting, disagreeable noise : gair tafaind ann cech re n-úa[i]r, | truag in grafaing bít im dáil (description of hell), BNnÉ 102.2 . hichtar ifirn cech re nuair, | truagh an grafuing (v.l.) bís fom taobh (Judas Iscariot in hell), ib. 101.4 . gabhaid an chuid oile dona mucaibh ag sgreadadh ┐ ag grafainn 'na timcheall, TSh. 965 . an tan at-chluinid gréachadh ┐ grafainn ┐ golgháire ... na n-anam n-aigmhéil, 6538 . pl. go mbadh é bhus ceol ... dhóibh ... graifne cearc, muc agus mionnán, ITS iii2 268.4 . sul do chuala mē a ngrafainn | truagh nach bodhar do bhī mē ! Measgra D. 67.11 .

gragaire

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n io,m. glutton : ná bí ameasg ... ghrágaireadh, líonus íad féin le feóil, Prov. xxiii 20.

grágaireacht

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n ` cackling, imitating the croaking of ravens, as some Irish trumpeters did,' O'Don. Supp. in ti do ni gra- gairecht, O'C. 2056 ( H.4.22, 63b ).

grágán

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n `a manor, district, village ,' O'R. grágan, baile, cuimin, Eg. Gl. 357 . ní hionann creach míle bó do dhénamh ┐ grágan beg do chreachadh, Mac Aingil 257.13 . See Peritia i 380 . Cf. gráig-baile.

grágánach

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Forms: ngráganach

adj wrinkled (?) : fá mhall-bhruachaibh na mothar- mhala ngrangach ngráganach (ngruganach v.l.), CRR² 38 . See grúcánach.

graibél

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n gravel, sand : poll graibeil a gravel-pit , Maund. § 44 . gaoth ... cuires an graibél trina chéle, ib. an gloine doníther don graibel sin, ib.

gráibre

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n a pleasant word ; a winning utterance : grāibre .i. magar .i. brīathar grāta, ut est ... binde bar ngotha grāibre (: āille), Corm. Y 724 = O'Mulc. 688 . graibre .i. gāire trom, ib. 708 . graibre trom-re, rissis graece locutio interpretatur , O'Mulc. 626 . ba maith ri cách do gráibri, TFerbe 279 . sund rognid in graibre gel, Met. Dinds. iv 338.21 . graibhri .i. briathar ghrata, no onórach, O'Cl.

1 graif

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n script, writing : graiff a grafini grece .i. scribere , O'Mulc. 624 . gráinne óir bae hi cind mo deilge graiph `in the head of my writing-style,' ZCP ii 135 § 10 . graibh Hieronimi .i. feilire no sgribheann Chirine, O'Cl. (cf. andgraib, Fél. Ep. 139 ).

2 graif

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n pin : dorochair ... a graif a brott Patraic, Trip.² 1019 . co fúair a graif, ib. 1021 . Of a serpent's fang : nathair rongael, garb a graph, SR 1341.

3 graif

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Forms: graib

n (Lat. gravis) the grave accent : is g.¤ bís foraib som, Sg. 207a8 . graif forsna huilib remṡuidigthib, ib. 212a13 . pone graif for cechtar a da ṡyllab, ib. 220b8 . amal bis graif ar gach aoneipert ilfoclach la hacuit ┐ la sircumple, Auraic. 4786 . graib, ib. 1557 .

graifne

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n (grafand) ,f. horse-racing : gan mhalairt, gan ghraifne greagh `no commerce or horse-racing,' Ériu viii 192.23 . ó ghraifnibh meara (ghraifne mhear, v.l.) a marcshlúagh Éigse iv 80 § 7 . ó ghraifne a ngroigheadh 83 § 22 . as dúinne do churtháoi an graifne 'for us the race would be run' KMMisc. 352 § 5 .